Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Release Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Release Management over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Release Management
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 84 130
Rank change year-on-year -14 +46 -3
Permanent jobs citing Release Management 18 27 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.14% 1.96% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 2.13% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 7
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -22.22% +24.14%
10th Percentile £35,600 £18,800 £42,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £55,250 £51,000
Wales median annual salary £48,750 £35,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year +39.29% -15.15% +13.79%

Release Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,384 1,265 1,998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 87.65% 91.80% 90.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,151 1,113 1,771
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.66%
10th Percentile £25,450 £23,800 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,250 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%

Release Management
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Release Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Release Management in South Wales

Release Management
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Release Management in South Wales.

Salary trend for Release Management in South Wales

Release Management
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Release Management in South Wales over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Release Management in South Wales

Release Management
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Release Management within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -23 8 £40,000 +81.00%
Neath Port Talbot +8 6 £43,750 -10.26% 1
Newport -2 2 £49,250 +42.75%
Torfaen - 1 £57,500 -
Bridgend - 1 £20,000 -
Release Management
Wales

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT jobs citing Release Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Release Management.

1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Java
3 7 (38.89%) Scrum
3 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (33.33%) TeamCity
4 6 (33.33%) User Experience
4 6 (33.33%) TDD
4 6 (33.33%) ITIL
4 6 (33.33%) SAP
4 6 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
5 5 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (27.78%) CSS
5 5 (27.78%) HTML
5 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) Spring
5 5 (27.78%) DevOps
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (22.22%) HTML5
6 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 4 (22.22%) Android
6 4 (22.22%) Web Development
6 4 (22.22%) JIRA
6 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 4 (22.22%) Subversion
6 4 (22.22%) Change Management
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle
6 4 (22.22%) Collaborative Working

Release Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Liferay
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (16.67%) GitHub
2 3 (16.67%) IaaS
2 3 (16.67%) PaaS
3 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DHCP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) Skype
1 1 (5.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) Neo4j
3 1 (5.56%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 4 (22.22%) Subversion
3 3 (16.67%) GitLab
3 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (16.67%) Maven
3 3 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Interactive Media
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Lead DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) Service Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) ABAP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Release Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) CSS
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
1 5 (27.78%) Spring
2 4 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 4 (22.22%) HTML5
3 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 3 (16.67%) Java EE
3 3 (16.67%) JPA
3 3 (16.67%) jQuery
3 3 (16.67%) OSGi
3 3 (16.67%) SOAP
3 3 (16.67%) Spring MVC
4 2 (11.11%) .NET
4 2 (11.11%) Spring Boot
4 2 (11.11%) WCF
4 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) XML
4 2 (11.11%) XSLT
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Android
2 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (38.89%) Scrum
3 6 (33.33%) Deployment Automation
3 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 6 (33.33%) TDD
4 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (27.78%) DevOps
4 5 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (22.22%) Change Management
5 4 (22.22%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (22.22%) Web Development
6 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
6 3 (16.67%) MVC
6 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) PHP
4 2 (11.11%) C
4 2 (11.11%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.11%) XPath
5 1 (5.56%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) GDPR
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
3 1 (5.56%) PMO
3 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Ansible
2 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) SAP
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) VMware